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[121 STAT. 381]
[121 STAT. 381]
PUBLIC LAW 110-000—MMMM. DD, 2007

PUBLIC LAW 110–53—AUG. 3, 2007

121 STAT. 381

(b) REPORT.—Not later than 6 months after the date of enactment of this Act, the Secretary shall submit a report to Congress that contains a plan to develop a departmental technology assessment process to determine and certify the technology readiness levels of chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear detection technologies before the full deployment of such technologies within the United States.

TITLE XII—TRANSPORTATION SECURITY PLANNING AND INFORMATION SHARING SEC. 1201. DEFINITIONS.

6 USC 1101.

For purposes of this title, the following terms apply: (1) DEPARTMENT.—The term ‘‘Department’’ means the Department of Homeland Security. (2) SECRETARY.—The term ‘‘Secretary’’ means the Secretary of Homeland Security. SEC. 1202. TRANSPORTATION SECURITY STRATEGIC PLANNING.

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(a) IN GENERAL.—Section 114(t)(1)(B) of title 49, United States Code, is amended to read as follows: ‘‘(B) transportation modal security plans addressing security risks, including threats, vulnerabilities, and consequences, for aviation, railroad, ferry, highway, maritime, pipeline, public transportation, over-the-road bus, and other transportation infrastructure assets.’’. (b) CONTENTS OF THE NATIONAL STRATEGY FOR TRANSPORTATION SECURITY.—Section 114(t)(3) of such title is amended— (1) in subparagraph (B), by inserting ‘‘, based on risk assessments conducted or received by the Secretary of Homeland Security (including assessments conducted under the Implementing Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission Act of 2007’’ after ‘‘risk based priorities’’; (2) in subparagraph (D)— (A) by striking ‘‘and local’’ and inserting ‘‘local, and tribal’’; and (B) by striking ‘‘private sector cooperation and participation’’ and inserting ‘‘cooperation and participation by private sector entities, including nonprofit employee labor organizations,’’; (3) in subparagraph (E)— (A) by striking ‘‘response’’ and inserting ‘‘prevention, response,’’; and (B) by inserting ‘‘and threatened and executed acts of terrorism outside the United States to the extent such acts affect United States transportation systems’’ before the period at the end; (4) in subparagraph (F), by adding at the end the following: ‘‘Transportation security research and development projects shall be based, to the extent practicable, on such prioritization. Nothing in the preceding sentence shall be construed to require the termination of any research or development project initiated by the Secretary of Homeland Security or the Secretary of

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